State National Parks of Tennessee

Where will your adventure lead you?



Big South Fork National River

This underappreciated jewel offers a variety of outdoor attractions, from hiking to whitewater rafting to bird-watching to stargazing. One of the park’s most popular activities is horseback riding, and visitors can enjoy more than 180 miles of riding trails and stay in special campsites that will accommodate horses.


Obed National Wild & Scenic River

The Obed Wild and Scenic River drains a portion of the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee. This beautiful river is popular with kayakers and paddlers. Sandstone rock faces provide challenging climbing opportunities for experienced climbers, while hikers can take a relaxing stroll or more challenging hike to enjoy the beautiful scenery.


Great Smoky Mountains National Park

World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and its Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this southeastern gem is America's most-visited national park.


Stones River National Battlefield

Stones River National Battlefield commemorates one of the most decisive and deadly battles of the Civil War, fought on New Year's Eve 1862.